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Coastal Region Public Library to host free ABC of Dementia workshop

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on May 19, 2019

The Coastal Region Public Library, located at 8619 W. Crystal Street in Crystal River, Florida, will host an ABC of Dementia workshop from 10 to noon on Thursday, June 20, 2019.  It is free and open to the public. 

Coastal Region Public Library to host free ABC of Dementia workshop

The workshop, to be conducted by Certified Dementia Practitioner Debbie Selsavage, will define Alzheimer’s and dementia, explain how dementia affects individuals, discuss ways to interpret dementia behaviors for better communication, and show how compassion and the proper use of voice, approach, and appropriate touch can result in more effective and less stressful caregiving.
Each participant will receive educational handouts and information about the Alzheimer’s Family Organization. To make a reservation for the workshop, call 352-422-3663 or e-mail [email protected]

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